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2016 Tesla Model S P100D in ‘Ludicrous Plus’ mode

Tesla ‘Ludicrous Plus’ mode slashes Model S P100D 0-60 mph time to below 2.5 s

Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P100D was already the quickest car to 60 mph currently on sale, but the Californian company has released a software tweak that unleashes even more performance. The software tweak is part of Tesla’s most recent over-the-air software update and, when the... read more

January 12, 2017 by
 
Frame from video showing Tesla Model S after it hit Mercedes dealership  [source: RatDog on YouTube]

Tesla Model S mangles Mercedes E-Class, British dealership in crash (video)

Somewhere in the U.K., a group of Mercedes-Benz employees has learned just how much of a threat electric-car maker Tesla poses. Except in this case, the threat was literal... read more October 28, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S P100D does 2.7-second 0-60 run in the rain

Tesla Model S P100D is lightning quick even in the rain

Weight low? Check. All-wheel drive? Check. Motors inhibited only by a friction coefficient—not by available power—and your courage? Check. All three mean that you... read more October 19, 2016 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S Electric GT race car

Leilani Münter named first American driver in Electric GT series

Leilani Münter has tried her hand at a number of racing series, and now she's found a new one that fits perfectly with her views on life. Münter has been named the... read more October 5, 2016 by


 
Hacker group shows how they can control a Tesla Model S

Hackers show serious vulnerabilities with Tesla Model S

A team of hackers from China known as the Keen Security Lab found way to take control over a Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S. Additionally, they say they can do it from a distance... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S Electric GT race car

Tesla Model S-based Electric GT racing series launched in Ibiza

In March we brought you news about an electric car racing series being developed for production-based cars, namely the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S. At a ceremony held at Ibiza... read more September 27, 2016 by


 
Drifting a Tesla Model S

Yes, electric cars can drift, make donuts: here's the video proof

The Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S is one surprisingly mean machine. Now that there's a P100D version out there, we're truly pushing the boundaries of what we think an electric... read more September 27, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S P100D on the drag strip

Tesla Model S P100D does 0-60 in 2.5 s, quarter-mile in the 10s

The 100-kilowatt-hour electric car has arrived in the form of the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P100D, and boy is it quick. The folks from DragTimes got access to one of the... read more September 25, 2016 by


 
Tesla 8.0 software update

Here’s what’s new with Tesla's 8.0 software update

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Wednesday started beaming out its version 8.0 over-the-air software update to its customers’ Model S and Model X vehicles. As the company outlined... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S P100D

Industry take on Tesla P100D ranges from tepid to terrible

Tesla announced Tuesday that its increased battery capacity for its Model S and Model X meant the car could go farther, faster than ever before. The response from several... read more August 24, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla unveils Model S P100D, proclaims it the fastest accelerating car you can buy

What's more than ludicrous speed? Apparently, it's the new Tesla Model S P100D, announced today by company CEO Elon Musk. Capable of sprinting from a complete stop to 60 mph... read more August 23, 2016 by


 
Hertz Tests Evatran Wireless Electric Car Charging

Wireless charging coming soon to Tesla Model S

Imagine driving a car and never having to think about refueling or charging it. That's not far from reality, says Evatran, which has developed a charging pad for the Tesla... read more August 22, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S, Rimac Concept_One and Ferrari LaFerrari drag race

Rimac Concept_One destroys Ferrari LaFerrari, Tesla Model S in acceleration test

We all know electric cars are quick off the line but it seems even the quickest internal combustion cars don’t hold a candle to the new generation of battery-powered... read more August 17, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla P100D option for Model S, Model X show up in Dutch database

Type approval for the Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S and Model X in Europe reveal that the next step up in performance for the popular electric sedan and SUV will be in the... read more August 15, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S P90D runs 10s at the drag strip

Tesla Model S P90D runs 10s at the drag strip

A YouTube channel with the name of Tesla Racing Channel has posted a video showing a Model S breaking into the 10-second range at a quarter-mile drag strip. The car is a... read more August 10, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S owner talks about some do's and don't with the Autopilot system

The Do's and Don'ts of Tesla's Autopilot system

The Tesla Model S has a feature you all know about. It's called Autopilot, which is a poor name for a system that is still essentially in its beta testing phase. I say "poor... read more July 22, 2016 by


 
 

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